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marymarymary 'Floyd Collins' recording, not Dalhart (20) 'Floyd Collins' recording, not Dalhart 19 Oct 01

This is a pretty vague request, but I'm constantly amazed at the depth and breadth of you folks' knowledge, so I'm going to ask and cross my fingers...

I'm looking for a recording of "The Death of Floyd Collins", but *not* the Vernon Dalhart one. The lyrics were closer to the Dalhart record than to the version in the DT, but I seem to recall that the end of each verse ended with the same line, something like "And now he lies a-dyin' at the bottom of a cave". The singer was male, with an unusually high-pitched, nasal voice, and it was an older record, one of those thick, brittle 78's.

If anyone knows who might have done this recording, I'd be grateful to know it. Thank you much!

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